Sep 23, 2011 5:30am EDT
and bench anyone netanyahu will both address the united nations general assembly. this comes as abbas shows no signs of backing down for full u.n. statehood, a move that the u.s. plans to veto. abbas is expected to offer his membership application as early as today. again, the u.s. expected to veto. >>> still ahead on "way too early," after a week of international hand wringing, jon stewart comes up with a solution. we'll show you the clip that just might bring peace in our time. >>> plus, the st. louis cardinals with an epic ninth inning choke. what's worse, it was a choke to the mets who honestly are barely a professional team at this point. the night in baseball and check on weather when "way too early" comes back. i want healthy skin for life. [ female announcer ] improve the health of your skin with aveeno daily moisturizing lotion. the natural oatmeal formula improves skin's health in one day, with significant improvement in 2 weeks. i found a moisturizer for life. [ female announcer ] only from aveeno. i found a moisturizer for life. a vacation on a budget with expedia. make it work.
Sep 20, 2011 5:30am EDT
city today for the united nations general assembly following meetings with libya. the president will shift his focus to afghanistan scheduling a visit with afghan president ahmed karzai. he'll also be focusing on the palestinian question of statehood. the trip comes a day after unveiling his deficit reduction program. speaking in the white house rose garden, president obama got tough on his political opponents, threatening to veto any attempt to reduce the deficit using cuts alone. even before the president introduced the so-called buffett rule yesterday, several republicans were already complaining, calling it class warfare. president obama maintains, as he likes to say, he has a balanced approach. >> i reject the idea that asking a hedge fund manager to pay the same tax rate as a plumber or teacher is class warfare. either we gut education and medical research, or we have to reform the tax code so that the most profitable corporations have to give up tax loopholes that other companies don't get. we can't afford to do both. this is not class warfare. it's math. >> speaking in h
Sep 21, 2011 5:30am EDT
will be freed. meanwhile a major showdown expected at the united nations starting today as mahmoud abbas continues his push for full u.n. state hood. in just a few hours, from be will address the u.n. general assembly. the president will focus on the lack of progress in resolving the israeli/palestinian cop nikt, an issue he made a priority when he took office. after the address, will be will meet with benjamin threat yahoo!. last night the white house also announced the president had added a meeting with abbas to his schedule today, so he'll meet with both sides in a last ditch effort to dissuade abbas from seeking u.n. recognition. the ongoing conflict stemses from the expansion of israeli settlements and border agreements. the united states and european allies are trying to delay the u.n. security council vote on palestinian membership beyond this week. this comes as the obama administration is pledging to veto any palestinian statehood bid, arguing that only direct peace negotiations would allow the palestinians to achieve the benefits of statehood. but he had a different message whe